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Margaret McMillan

  • Deputy Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • 0ReadersNumber of instances of Margaret's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.
  • 20PublicationsNumber of items in this person’s My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

-Understanding the distributional consequences of international economic integration. -International trade and investment focusing primarily on developing countries.

About

Margaret McMillan is the Director of Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and an associate professor of economics at Tufts University. She has published widely in the areas of international trade and investment focusing primarily on developing countries. Understanding the distributional consequences of international economic integration is the key focus of her work. She is a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a recipient of research grants from the National Science Foundation and the Center for Aids Research. In 2005, she was named the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Professor McMillan’s research has been featured in the New York Times and the NBER Digest and has been published in leading economics journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Economic Growth, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of International Economics. Professor McMillan has worked in several African countries including Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Before coming to academia, she worked for a variety of organizations including the Peace Corps, Lehman Brothers, USAID, UNDP and the World Bank. Professor McMillan holds a Ph.D. in economics (with distinction) from Columbia University an MPA from Princeton University and B.A. (summa cum laude) from Boston University.

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Publications (5)

  • Child Undernutrition, Household Poverty and National Income in Developing Countries: Quantile Regression Results

    • Block S
    • Masters W
    • Bhagowalia P
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  • Demographic Pressure and Institutional Change: Village-Level Response to Rural Population Growth in Burkina Faso

    • McMillan M
    • Masters W
    • Kazianga H
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  • Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers Using the Current Population Surveys

    • Ebenstein A
    • Harrison A
    • McMillan M
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  • Offshoring Jobs? Multinationals and U.S. Manufacturing Employment

    • Harrison A
    • McMillan M
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  • Savings Account Labeling and Financial Literacty Training for Susu Customers in Ghana

    • Kutsoati E
    • Karlan D
    • McMillan M
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Professional experience

Deputy Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

April 2011 - Present

Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

June 2010 - March 2011(9 months)

Associate, Capital Markets

Equator Bank Limited

Radcliffe Fellow

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Consultant

Lonrho Tanzania

Faculty Research Associate

National Bureau of Economic Research

Executive Committee

Northeast Universities Development Consortium

Financial Analyst

Shearson Lehman Brothers

Assistant Professor of Economics

Tufts University

Associate Professor of Economics

Tufts University

Senior Economist, Equity and Growth through Economic Research

USAID

Assistant Junior Program Officer

United Nations Development Programme

Consultant

United Nations Development Programme

Volunteer

United States Peace Corps

External Examiner

University of Botswana

Consultant, Africa Adjustment Study Update

The World Bank

Consultant, Diagnostic Trade Integration Study Ethiopia

The World Bank

Consultant, Development Economics Research Group

The World Bank

Chief of Party

World Bank, Cooperative and Rural Development Bank

Education history

B.S. in Mathematics and Economics, summa cum laude

Boston University

Ph.D. in Economics with Distinction

Columbia University

Woodrow Wilson School, M.P.A.

Princeton University